Mar 6, 2011 6:00am PST
zealand, textile production in spain, and the use of medical technology in the u.s.? at t. rowe price, we understand the connections of a complex, global economy. it's just one reason over 80% of our mutual funds beat their 10-year lipper average. t. rowe price. invest with confidence. request a prospectus or summary prospectus with investment information, risks, fees and expenses to read and consider carefully before investing. with investment information, risks, fees and expenses twizzlers. the twist you can't resist. >> mason: since ancient times beef been dazzled by the glitter of gold. today is no exception. these five coins are worth about $7,000. we got prospecting with rebecca jarvis. >> reporter: with revolutions abroad and hard times at home, where to put your money these days? the stock market and even real estate can seem so fleeting. how about something shiny? that's been valued for eons. >> this is about $20,000 worth of gold. 15 ounces. >> reporter: this man is the ceo of roslin capital in santa monica one of many investment companies where they spend all day talking gold.
Mar 20, 2011 6:00am PDT
for american and allied jets to patrol overhead. so a no-fly zone is effectively in place. u.s. and allied jets are now roaming around over libya looking for targets of opportunity. overnight five harrier jets from the amphibious carrier in the mediterranean attacked targets and air force jets flying out of bases in libya are up there looking for targets as well. the navy now will have to refresh its supplies of cruise missiles and stand by in case it's determined that some of those original targets need to be struck again. but effectively the no fly zone is up and running. the question is, what happens next? what does qaddafi do? what do the rebels who the united states and its allies are effectively supporting do? >> osgood: david martin at the pentagon, thank you, david. we'll have more on the battle for libya from mark phillips and mandy clark in just a few minutes. president obama is monitoring the situation in libya from brazil. he and the first family traveled to rio last night. the second stop on a five-day south america trip. japan's nuclear safety agency says pressure is again rising
Mar 27, 2011 6:00am PDT
expectancy in the u.s., real estate in hong kong, and the optics industry in germany? at t. rowe price, we understand the connections of a complex global economy. it's just one reason over 80% of our mutual funds beat their 10-year lipper average. t. rowe price. invest with confidence. request a prospectus or summary prospectus with investment information, risks, fees and expenses to read and consider carefully before investing. >> osgood: horace greeley's advice "go west young man" was taken to heart by an up-and-coming young artist more than half a century ago. this morning john blackstone shows us the results. >> reporter: the landscape of the american west has inspired artists in many ways. but no one has seen the west quite like ed ruscha. his category-defying paintings are not so much landscapes as images and thoughts. snatched from the landscape. >> it's a symptom or a subject of every day life. it's where people should stop and think 4 about those elements that are being overlooked and yet seen at the same time. >> reporter: ruscha's paintings now demand millions of dollars at auct
Mar 13, 2011 6:00am PDT
of the u.s. geo logical survey remembers that for all the destruction, the epicenter of that quake was far away. >> 1989 was 70 miles south of the bay area proper. and we think our next big earthquake will occur right in the middle of the urban center. if you look at it that way, the hills are the east bay hills and the heyward falls runs to the base of the hill. >> reporter: the heyward fault is overdue. add the san andreas and a startling number of lesser-known faults, the san francisco region is ripe for quakes. >> we're surrounded by faults anywhere you go in the bay area. we jokingly like to say you can run but you can't hide. that's sort of the truth. >> reporter: the san andreas fault brought on the great san francisco earthquake of 1906. it's been estimated that 3,000 people died. that's the kind of quake, much bigger, much more destructive than the one in 1989, that seismologist figure could be on its way. >> we've estimated in the next 30 years a 63% chance, two out of three, that we'll have one or more magnitude 6, 7 or larger earthquakes. >> reporter: while earthquake scientist